Cypriot large pottery female figure holding a lyre
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A tall hollow moulded pottery figure of a stylised woman holding a lyre.
Cyprus, c. 6th Century BC
27.7 x 9.8 cms
Repaired on waist, general wear as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: Major-General Edward Ranulph Kenyon CB CMG (1854-1937), Shropshire, UK; acquired in Cyprus between 1883-1886 and thence passed by family descent. ER Kenyon was Commissioner of Kyrenia in North Cyprus between 1883-1886 and a founder of the Cyprus Society.
A photocopy of a letter by Kenyon’s wife dated 1925 and mentioning the antiquities is available upon request.